Polecat - Mustela putorius

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Common name: Polecat

Scientific name: Mustela putorius

Accession number: 032

Materials: Watercolour on paper

When painted: September, 1832

Inscription on reverse: "Fumart. Mustela Putorius. From a specimen obtained at Birkhill, top of Moffat Water. 4th September, 1832. Edinburgh. September, 1832. W.McG."

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